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Ludwig von Mecklenburg-Schwerin was born 9 July 1725 in Grabow, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany to Christian Ludwig II. von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1683-1756) and Gustave Karoline von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1694-1748) and died 12 September 1778 in Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany of unspecified causes. He married Charlotte von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld (1731-1810) 13 May 1755 in Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. Notable ancestors include Gustav I of Sweden (1496-1560), Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899). Ancestors are from Germany, Sweden, Denmark, France, the United Kingdom, Poland, Austria, Russia, Lithuania, Belarus, Bohemia, Belgium, Slovakia, Slovenia, the Czech Republic, Spain, Hungary, Switzerland, Italy, Ukraine, the Netherlands, Portugal, England, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of Ludwig von Mecklenburg-Schwerin and Charlotte von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld (1731-1810)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Friedrich Franz I. von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1756-1837) 10 December 1756 Schwerin, Germany 1 February 1837 Ludwigslust, Germany Luise von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg (1756-1808)

Sophie Friederike von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1758-1794) 24 August 1758 29 November 1794 Frederik of Denmark (1753-1805)

Common ancestors of Ludwig von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1725-1778) and Charlotte von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld (1731-1810)

  1. Adolf Friedrich I. von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1588-1658)
  2. Johann Georg I. von Sachsen (1585-1656)
  3. Magdalena Sibylle von Preußen (1586-1659)

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